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Planning A Trip To APT Taipei 2023? Here’s All You Need To Know Poker
Kumar Shubham
Posted on 09 Apr, 2023
By Kumar Shubham
On 09 Apr, 2023
By Kumar Shubham
On 09 Apr, 2023

Planning A Trip To APT Taipei 2023? Here’s All You Need To Know

Are you looking forward to grinding at the Asian Poker Tour (APT) Taipei 2023? If yes, then you need to read our article which talks about how players heading for this poker fiesta can get going with their respective travel plans. This comprehensive travel guide covers everything you need to know about getting to Asia Poker Arena including visa requirements, information on flights, lodging options, dining options, and tourist attractions.

Asian Poker Tour (APT) Taipei 2023

Prepare for one of the biggest APT events of 2023. This poker festival is jam-packed with high-profile tourneys and a Main Event guarantee of TWD 30,000,000 ($1 Million). This marquee tournament comes with a buy-in of TWD 50,000 ($1,700). This live event is going to be a poker spectacle and nobody shouldn’t miss out on this series. So let us help you with some planning info which will surely help in finalising your travel plans to APT Taipei 2023. 

In this article you will find a detailed itinerary for your trip to Taipei. Fasten your seat belts and get ready to know how you can best plan your trip to APT Taipei 2023. 

Taiwan tourist visa for Indians

Taiwan offers tourist visas to Indians. Check out the documents for Taiwan visa from Indians.

  • A valid passport. This must come with six months validity
  • Two photos (passport size)
  • A signed online visa application form
  • Details of your travel itinerary
  • Hotel booking and flight booking proof
  • A cover letter describing the reason for the travel and duration of stay in the country by the applicant
  • Proof of adequate funds to sponsor your travel
  • Bank statement from your bank from the last three month
  • Visa fees for an Indian applicant for single entry with 30 days validity is ₹2,400. Multiple entry with 30 days validity will cost you ₹4,800.

How do you get to Taipei, Taiwan?

There are flights from cities such as Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kolkata, and Hyderabad. From Mumbai you will find flights to Taoyuan International Airport (VietJet Air and Air India flights). Prices start from 32K and go up to 66K approximately. From Delhi you can take flights to Taipei Songshan airport. You can book flights from the following airlines: Air India, Thai Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Vietnam Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Emirates and Vistara. The cost for one way travel starts from 24K and goes up to 70K.

Also Read: APT Phu Quoc 2023 Ends With A Bang!

From Songshan airport to Asia Poker Arena

You can reach Asia Poker Arena via the following:

  • Town car – 4 minutes – ₹1,500 – ₹2,200
  • Taxi – 4 minutes – ₹450 – ₹550
  • Subway – 18 minutes – ₹87 – ₹103
  • Walk – 32 minutes

From Taoyuan international airport to Asia Poker Arena

You can reach Asia Poker Arena via the following:

  • Train / subway – 1 hour – ₹450 – ₹550
  • Bus – 1 hour six minutes – ₹250
  • Taxi – 32 minutes – ₹3,500 – ₹4,000
  • Line bus – 1 hour 9 minutes – ₹370
  • Town car – 32 minutes – ₹4,000 – ₹6,000

Internet Access in Taiwan

To ensure continuous internet access, purchase a Taiwan Sim Card with a 4G package. Players can get SIM cards priced between TWD 230 ($7.50) to 3999 TWD ($130.15) from Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Mobile, Far EasTone, T Star and GT Mobile from the airports or local stores.


  • You can book budget hotels, mid-priced hotels, and luxury hotels.
  • Budget hotels start from 6K and go up to 14K.
  • Mid-priced stay will cost you between 20K and 50K.
  • Luxury hotels 60K and goes up to ₹1 Lakh.


There are many places to eat around the APT Taipei 2023 venue. You can try restaurants like Pearl Liang Grand Hyatt Taipei, Din Tai Fung 101, Thai Town Cuisine, Duan Chun Zhen, theDiner Xinyi among others. If you can shell out more on trying out Taiwanese cuisine you can also check out places like CÉ LA VI, The Ukai Taipei, Smith & Wollensky Taipei and more.

Attractions for tourists

Besides grinding in APT, players will almost certainly have some free time. However, to make the most of it, you can visit nearby attractions. There are various museums, temples, archways, churches, and other attractions in the surrounding area.


Taiwan has everything set up and ready to host one of the biggest poker events in Asia. The level of competition, the guaranteed prize pool, and the poker playing environment will be intense yet enjoyable. The presence of players from all over the world at the venue will undoubtedly make this tour one to remember. Apart from big prize pools, the main exhibits of the APT Taipei 2023 will be the interaction with the big players, sharing knowledge bases, and crowning new winners at the live events.

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